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Explore programs, resources, and on-demand programs by area of law.

Business Law

The world of business law is full of complex and varied legal issues.  Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as:  mergers and acquisitions, securities, tax issues, reorganizations, succession, valuations, and more.

Civil Litigation

When your clients find themselves in disputes, you want to help resolve them as efficiently and effectively as possible. You need to be at the top of your game in civil procedure knowledge and civil advocacy skills. We can help with both. 

Criminal Law

As a crown prosecutor or criminal defence lawyer, you have dedicated yourself to serving and upholding our system of justice. Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as: sentencing, wiretaps, trials, search and seizure, cannabis, and more.

Family Law

We know that you regularly support clients during some of their most stressful and difficult times. Let us help support you. Explore programs and/or resources in a variety of family law topics such as: divorce, family property, experts, tax, and more.

Practice Management

Running a successful law practice requires a breadth of knowledge. From client development to client relations, file organization to law firm management, employee hiring to succession planning, stay on top of your game with LESA.

Real Estate

Any real estate transaction requires careful consideration of a variety of elements. Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as: mortgages, rural property, title insurance, tax issues, residential purchase contracts, and more.

Specialized Areas

LESA offers continuing legal education in a range of specialized areas of law. We offer programs and/or resources for topics such as: appellate practice, environmental law, labour and employment, privacy, technology law,  and more.

Wills and Estates

You help to give your clients peace of mind in your practice. You deserve the same. Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as: estate administration, drafting, surrogate forms, estate accounting, trusts, tax issues, and more.

LESA Blog

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Indigenous Leaders in the Alberta Legal Community Series | Corie Flett KC

The LESA blog is publishing a series of articles highlighting Indigenous leaders in the Alberta legal community. Today’s post spotlights Corie Flett KC, partner and founder of Muessle Flett Law LLP, and member of the …

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LESA Update
A Note of Thanks to Outgoing LESA Board Members

It is with much appreciation that we say farewell to three of LESA’s Board of Directors this fall. Stephanie Dobson (outgoing Vice-Chair), Valerie Danielson KC (outgoing Treasurer), and Ryan D. Anderson KC (outgoing member of …

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Diversity
September 30 | The Significance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

To commemorate the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation this Friday, we wish to highlight the significance of this day in Canada and the legal community at large. In 2013, National Orange Shirt …

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Business LawSpecialized Areas of Law
What Non-IP Lawyers Need to Know About IP Law

Intellectual property law arises across many practice areas, but not all circumstances require a specialized IP lawyer. With the increasing prevalence of IP and technology in corporate transactions and litigation, issues relating to IP, such …

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LESA Update
LESA is Hiring for Staff Lawyer

We are seeking to fill the role of Staff Lawyer, based in Edmonton. Become part of an innovative and dynamic organization and help us make a meaningful contribution to the legal profession. The Legal Education Society …

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Family Law
Registration is Open | LESA’s Refresher 2023: Family Law

Registration is now open for LESA’s Refresher 2023: Family Law. Join us this coming May at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta for several days of learning and networking. Refresher Registration Includes: • …

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Business LawCivil LitigationCriminal Law
New Benefit for LESA Library Subscribers: 50% Off On-Demand Programs

We are happy to announce a new benefit for subscribers of the LESA Library. Whether you subscribe to one, two, or all six core areas of law, we are pleased to offer you 50% off …

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Business LawCivil LitigationCriminal Law
Alberta Revises the Title of its Superior Trial Court

With the passing of the late Queen Elizabeth II, we wish to express our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. Her Majesty dedicated over 70 years of her life to public service – the longest …

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